You can easily sideload your Windows Rugged device through the AirWatch Sideload Staging Utility. The utility simplifies the process of installing a sideloading package onto the device with simple step-by-step instructions.


  1. Download the "VMware AirWatch Windows Mobile/CE Side loader Utility" from the myWorkspaceONE ™ documentation repository.
  2. Install the utility after the download completes.
  3. Start the AirWatch Side loader Utility after the installation finishes.
  4. Connect the device to your computer.
    The Choose Side Staging and Stage File to Device buttons become available for use after the utility detects the device connection.

  5. Select Choose Side Staging and select the ZIP file you want to stage to a device.
  6. Select Stage File to Device and begin staging the device.
    The ZIP file unzips, folders and directories are created, and the CAB file installs.